Delphi Complete Works of Charles Dickens

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Widely considered the greatest author of the Victorian era, Charles Dickens enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, winning universal praise as a literary genius. Dickens’ novels and beloved tales not only entertained the world, but helped to improve the lives of the lower classes and fight social injustices. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Dickens’ complete works, with numerous illustrations, many rare texts, informative introductions and a treasure trove of Delphi bonus material. (Version 13)



* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dickens’ life and works

* Original introductions to the novels and other works

* ALL 15 novels, with individual contents tables

* The novels are illustrated with their original Phiz and Cruikshank illustrations – enjoy the true spirit of Dickens’ works

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original Victorian texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Special ‘Droodiana’ section, with four different continuations of the unfinished THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD – first time in digital print

* The Christmas Books are fully illustrated with their original artwork

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read

* Includes Dickens’ plays, speeches, letters and rare non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s diverse works

* Rare works often missed out of other collections and appearing here for the first time in digital print

* Adaptations section, with Dickensiana works inspired by the great man’s novels

* Special criticism section, with 23 books and essays evaluating Dickens’ contribution to literature, including seminal works by Gissing, Chesterton and Lang

* Features 8 biographies, including Forster’s landmark work – discover Dickens’ literary and personal life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

* UPDATED with revised texts, improved images and many new features

CONTENTS:

The Novels

THE PICKWICK PAPERS

OLIVER TWIST

NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP

BARNABY RUDGE

MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

DOMBEY AND SON

DAVID COPPERFIELD

BLEAK HOUSE

HARD TIMES

LITTLE DORRIT

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

Droodiana

THE CLOVEN FOOT by Robert Henry Newell

JOHN JASPER’S SECRET by Henry Morford

PART SECOND OF THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD by Thomas James

A GREAT MYSTERY SOLVED by Gillan Vase

The Christmas Novellas

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

THE CHIMES

THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH

THE BATTLE OF LIFE

THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST’S BARGAIN

The Short Story Collections

SKETCHES BY BOZ

MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK

CHRISTMAS NUMBERS OF ‘HOUSEHOLD WORDS’

CHRISTMAS NUMBERS OF ‘ALL THE YEAR ROUND’

MISCELLANEOUS SHORT STORIES

REPRINTED PIECES

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES AND SKETCHES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES AND SKETCHES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Plays

THE STRANGE GENTLEMAN

THE VILLAGE COQUETTES

IS SHE HIS WIFE’

THE LAMPLIGHTER

MR. NIGHTINGALE’S DIARY

THE FROZEN DEEP

NO THOROUGHFARE

The Poetry

THE COLLECTED POETRY OF CHARLES DICKENS

The Non-Fiction

MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI BY THOMAS EGERTON WILKS

AMERICAN NOTES

PICTURES FROM ITALY

THE LIFE OF OUR LORD

A CHILD’S HISTORY OF ENGLAND

THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

THE SPEECHES

THE LETTERS

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS

The Adaptations

TALES FROM DICKENS by Hallie Erminie Rives

DICKENS’ CHILDREN by Jessie Willcox Smith

DICKENS’ STORIES ABOUT CHILDREN EVERY CHILD CAN READ by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

SAM WELLER by W. T. Moncrieff

OLIVER TWIST by Charles Zachary Barnett

NICHOLAS NICKLEBY by Edward Stirling

THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP by Edward Stirling

The Criticism

23 BOOKS AND ESSAYS

The Biographies

THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS by John Forster

FORSTER’S LIFE OF DICKENS (ABRIDGED) by George Gissing

DICKENS by Sir Adolphus William Ward

LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS by Sir Frank T. Marzials



and many more

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
December 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
33,734
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SELLER
DELPHI CLASSICS
SIZE
161.6
MB

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